Acts 7:26
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English Standard Version
And on the following day he appeared to them as they were quarreling and tried to reconcile them, saying, ‘Men, you are brothers. Why do you wrong each other?’

King James Bible
And the next day he shewed himself unto them as they strove, and would have set them at one again, saying, Sirs, ye are brethren; why do ye wrong one to another?

American Standard Version
And the day following he appeared unto them as they strove, and would have set them at one again, saying, Sirs, ye are brethren; why do ye wrong one to another?

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the day following, he shewed himself to them when they were at strife; and would have reconciled them in peace, saying: Men, ye are brethren; why hurt you one another?

English Revised Version
And the day following he appeared unto them as they strove, and would have set them at one again, saying, Sirs, ye are brethren; why do ye wrong one to another?

Webster's Bible Translation
And the next day he showed himself to them as they were contending, and would have constrained them to be at peace again, saying, Sirs, ye are brethren: why do ye wrong one to another?

Weymouth New Testament
The next day, also, he came and found two of them fighting, and he endeavoured to make peace between them. "'Sirs,' he said, 'you are brothers. Why are you wronging one another?'

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Vincent's Word Studies

Appeared (ῶφθη)

With the suggestion of a sudden appearance as in a vision; possibly with the underlying notion of a messenger of God. See on Luke 22:43.

Would have set them at one (συνήλασεν αὐτοὺς εἰς εἰρήνην)

Lit., drove them together to peace; urged them.

Acts 7:26 Parallel Commentaries

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Exodus 2:13-15 And when he went out the second day, behold, two men of the Hebrews strove together: and he said to him that did the wrong...

ye are.

Genesis 13:8 And Abram said to Lot, Let there be no strife, I pray you, between me and you, and between my herdsmen and your herdsmen...

Genesis 45:24 So he sent his brothers away, and they departed: and he said to them, See that you fall not out by the way.

Psalm 133:1 Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brothers to dwell together in unity!

Proverbs 18:19 A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city: and their contentions are like the bars of a castle.

John 15:17,18 These things I command you, that you love one another...

1 Corinthians 6:6-8 But brother goes to law with brother, and that before the unbelievers...

Philippians 2:1,3 If there be therefore any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any bowels and mercies...

1 John 3:11-15 For this is the message that you heard from the beginning, that we should love one another...

Cross References
Exodus 2:13
When he went out the next day, behold, two Hebrews were struggling together. And he said to the man in the wrong, "Why do you strike your companion?"

Matthew 14:22
Immediately he made the disciples get into the boat and go before him to the other side, while he dismissed the crowds.

Acts 7:25
He supposed that his brothers would understand that God was giving them salvation by his hand, but they did not understand.

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